Gene Symbol: ZEB1
Description: zinc finger E-box binding homeobox 1
Alias: AREB6, BZP, DELTAEF1, FECD6, NIL2A, PPCD3, TCF8, ZFHEP, ZFHX1A, zinc finger E-box-binding homeobox 1, delta-crystallin enhancer binding factor 1, negative regulator of IL2, posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy 3, transcription factor 8 (represses interleukin 2 expression), zinc finger homeodomain enhancer-binding protein
Species: human
Products:     ZEB1

Top Publications

  1. Ohashi S, Natsuizaka M, Wong G, Michaylira C, Grugan K, Stairs D, et al. Epidermal growth factor receptor and mutant p53 expand an esophageal cellular subpopulation capable of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition through ZEB transcription factors. Cancer Res. 2010;70:4174-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Such cell populations express increased levels of zinc finger E-box binding (ZEB) transcription factors ZEB1 and ZEB2, and undergo EMT on TGF-beta stimulation...
  2. Aldave A, Yellore V, Yu F, Bourla N, Sonmez B, Salem A, et al. Posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy is associated with TCF8 gene mutations and abdominal hernia. Am J Med Genet A. 2007;143A:2549-56 pubmed
    Mutations in the two-handed zinc-finger homeodomain transcription factor gene (TCF8) have been associated with posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD) and extraocular developmental abnormalities...
  3. Dave N, Guaita Esteruelas S, Gutarra S, Frias A, Beltran M, Peiro S, et al. Functional cooperation between Snail1 and twist in the regulation of ZEB1 expression during epithelial to mesenchymal transition. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:12024-32 pubmed publisher
    Snail1 and Zeb1 are E-cadherin-transcriptional repressors induced during epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT). In this article we have analyzed the factors controlling Zeb1 expression during EMT...
  4. Liskova P, Filipec M, Merjava S, Jirsova K, Tuft S. Variable ocular phenotypes of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy caused by mutations in the ZEB1 gene. Ophthalmic Genet. 2010;31:230-4 pubmed publisher
    ..polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD) caused by mutations in the zinc finger E-box binding homeobox 1 gene (ZEB1). Case note review of 4 individuals with p.E776fs mutation, one with p.Y719X and one with p...
  5. Gregory P, Bert A, Paterson E, Barry S, Tsykin A, Farshid G, et al. The miR-200 family and miR-205 regulate epithelial to mesenchymal transition by targeting ZEB1 and SIP1. Nat Cell Biol. 2008;10:593-601 pubmed publisher
    ..microRNAs cooperatively regulate expression of the E-cadherin transcriptional repressors ZEB1 (also known as deltaEF1) and SIP1 (also known as ZEB2), factors previously implicated in EMT and tumour metastasis...
  6. Aigner K, Descovich L, Mikula M, Sultan A, Dampier B, Bonne S, et al. The transcription factor ZEB1 (deltaEF1) represses Plakophilin 3 during human cancer progression. FEBS Lett. 2007;581:1617-24 pubmed
    ..Here we report that PKP3 is transcriptionally repressed by the E-cadherin repressor ZEB1 in metastatic cancer cells...
  7. Okugawa Y, Toiyama Y, Tanaka K, Matsusita K, Fujikawa H, Saigusa S, et al. Clinical significance of Zinc finger E-box Binding homeobox 1 (ZEB1) in human gastric cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2012;106:280-5 pubmed publisher
    Zinc finger E-box Binding homeobox 1 (ZEB1) encodes a transcription factor and is one of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-inducible genes that play a key role in tumor progression in various cancers...
  8. Mazda M, Nishi K, Naito Y, Ui Tei K. E-cadherin is transcriptionally activated via suppression of ZEB1 transcriptional repressor by small RNA-mediated gene silencing. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e28688 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that activation of E-cadherin can be also induced via suppression of ZEB1, which is a transcriptional repressor of E-cadherin, by seed-dependent silencing mechanism of these siRNAs...
  9. Arima Y, Hayashi H, Sasaki M, Hosonaga M, Goto T, Chiyoda T, et al. Induction of ZEB proteins by inactivation of RB protein is key determinant of mesenchymal phenotype of breast cancer. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:7896-906 pubmed publisher
    ..We also developed a screening program for inhibitors of ZEB1 expression and thereby identified several cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors that blocked both ZEB1 expression and ..

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  1. Eger A, Aigner K, Sonderegger S, Dampier B, Oehler S, Schreiber M, et al. DeltaEF1 is a transcriptional repressor of E-cadherin and regulates epithelial plasticity in breast cancer cells. Oncogene. 2005;24:2375-85 pubmed
    ..Using the EpFosER mammary tumour model we show that during EMT, upregulation of the transcriptional regulator deltaEF1 coincided with transcriptional repression of E-cadherin...
  2. Shimizu S, Krafchak C, Fuse N, Epstein M, Schteingart M, Sugar A, et al. A locus for posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD3) maps to chromosome 10. Am J Med Genet A. 2004;130A:372-7 pubmed
    ..55 cM critical interval that was bounded by markers D10S213 and D10S578. Our finding of another PPCD locus, PPCD3, on chromosome 10 indicates that PPCD is genetically heterogeneous...
  3. Hurt E, Saykally J, Anose B, Kalli K, Sanders M. Expression of the ZEB1 (deltaEF1) transcription factor in human: additional insights. Mol Cell Biochem. 2008;318:89-99 pubmed publisher
    The zinc finger E-box binding transcription factor ZEB1 (deltaEF1/Nil-2-a/AREB6/zfhx1a/TCF8/zfhep/BZP) is emerging as an important regulator of the epithelial to mesenchymal transitions (EMT) required for development and cancer metastasis...
  4. Arumugam T, Ramachandran V, Fournier K, Wang H, Marquis L, Abbruzzese J, et al. Epithelial to mesenchymal transition contributes to drug resistance in pancreatic cancer. Cancer Res. 2009;69:5820-8 pubmed publisher
    ..012). Therefore, our results suggest that Zeb-1 and other regulators of EMT may maintain drug resistance in human pancreatic cancer cells, and therapeutic strategies to inhibit Zeb-1 and reverse EMT should be evaluated. ..
  5. Schmalhofer O, Brabletz S, Brabletz T. E-cadherin, beta-catenin, and ZEB1 in malignant progression of cancer. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2009;28:151-66 pubmed publisher
    ..g. ZEB1. Consequences of a loss of E-cadherin are an impairment of cell-cell adhesion, which allows detachment of cells, ..
  6. Lorenzatti G, Huang W, Pal A, Cabanillas A, Kleer C. CCN6 (WISP3) decreases ZEB1-mediated EMT and invasion by attenuation of IGF-1 receptor signaling in breast cancer. J Cell Sci. 2011;124:1752-8 pubmed publisher
    ..cells triggers an epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT), with upregulation of the transcription factor ZEB1/?EF1. How CCN6 regulates ZEB1 expression is unknown...
  7. Riazuddin S, Zaghloul N, Al Saif A, Davey L, Diplas B, Meadows D, et al. Missense mutations in TCF8 cause late-onset Fuchs corneal dystrophy and interact with FCD4 on chromosome 9p. Am J Hum Genet. 2010;86:45-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report missense mutations in TCF8, a transcription factor whose haploinsufficiency causes posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD), in a ..
  8. Nguyen D, Hosseini M, Billingsley G, Heon E, Churchill A. Clinical phenotype of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy in a family with a novel ZEB1 mutation. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010;88:695-9 pubmed publisher
    ..the clinical phenotype in a family with posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD) and a novel mutation in the ZEB1 gene...
  9. Horio M, Sato M, Takeyama Y, Elshazley M, Yamashita R, Hase T, et al. Transient but not stable ZEB1 knockdown dramatically inhibits growth of malignant pleural mesothelioma cells. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19 Suppl 3:S634-45 pubmed publisher
    The role of ZEB1, a master epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition gene, in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is unclear...
  10. Long J, Zuo D, Park M. Pc2-mediated sumoylation of Smad-interacting protein 1 attenuates transcriptional repression of E-cadherin. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:35477-89 pubmed
    ..Thus SIP1 sumoylation regulates its transcriptional activity in a promoter context-dependent manner and may represent an important intervention target to modulate EMT in tumorigenesis. ..
  11. Postigo A, Depp J, Taylor J, Kroll K. Regulation of Smad signaling through a differential recruitment of coactivators and corepressors by ZEB proteins. EMBO J. 2003;22:2453-62 pubmed
    ..The two members of the ZEB family of zinc finger factors (ZEB-1/deltaEF1 and ZEB-2/SIP1) regulate TGFbeta/BMP signaling in opposite ways: ZEB-1/deltaEF1 synergizes with Smad-mediated ..
  12. Furusawa T, Moribe H, Kondoh H, Higashi Y. Identification of CtBP1 and CtBP2 as corepressors of zinc finger-homeodomain factor deltaEF1. Mol Cell Biol. 1999;19:8581-90 pubmed
    b>deltaEF1, a representative of the zinc finger-homeodomain protein family, is a transcriptional repressor which binds E2-box (CACCTG) and related sequences and counteracts the activators through transrepression mechanisms...
  13. Ahn Y, Gibbons D, Chakravarti D, Creighton C, Rizvi Z, Adams H, et al. ZEB1 drives prometastatic actin cytoskeletal remodeling by downregulating miR-34a expression. J Clin Invest. 2012;122:3170-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The ZEB1 transcriptional repressor promotes metastasis through downregulation of microRNAs (miRs) that are strong inducers ..
  14. Wang Y, Bu F, Royer C, Serres S, Larkin J, Soto M, et al. ASPP2 controls epithelial plasticity and inhibits metastasis through β-catenin-dependent regulation of ZEB1. Nat Cell Biol. 2014;16:1092-104 pubmed publisher
    ..ASPP2 prevents β-catenin from transactivating ZEB1, directly by forming an ASPP2-β-catenin-E-cadherin ternary complex and indirectly by inhibiting β-catenin's N-..
  15. Watanabe Y, Kawakami K, Hirayama Y, Nagano K. Transcription factors positively and negatively regulating the Na,K-ATPase alpha 1 subunit gene. J Biochem. 1993;114:849-55 pubmed
    A cDNA clone encoding a zinc finger protein (AREB6) was isolated from a HeLa cell expression library using a positive regulatory element (-102 to -58) of rat Na,K-ATPase alpha 1 subunit gene (Atp1a1) as a probe...
  16. Kim T, Veronese A, Pichiorri F, Lee T, Jeon Y, Volinia S, et al. p53 regulates epithelial-mesenchymal transition through microRNAs targeting ZEB1 and ZEB2. J Exp Med. 2011;208:875-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The transcription factors ZEB1 and ZEB2 promote EMT. Here, we show that p53 suppresses EMT by repressing expression of ZEB1 and ZEB2...
  17. GRAHAM T, Yacoub R, Taliaferro Smith L, Osunkoya A, Odero Marah V, Liu T, et al. Reciprocal regulation of ZEB1 and AR in triple negative breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;123:139-47 pubmed publisher
    Zinc-finger enhancer binding protein (ZEB1) is a transcription factor involved in the progression of cancer primarily through promoting epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)...
  18. Gemmill R, Roche J, Potiron V, Nasarre P, Mitas M, Coldren C, et al. ZEB1-responsive genes in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Lett. 2011;300:66-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we sought to identify the subset of genes regulated in lung cancer by ZEB1, an E-box transcriptional repressor known to induce EMT...
  19. Sánchez Tilló E, Lazaro A, Torrent R, Cuatrecasas M, Vaquero E, Castells A, et al. ZEB1 represses E-cadherin and induces an EMT by recruiting the SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling protein BRG1. Oncogene. 2010;29:3490-500 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression of the nuclear factor ZEB1 induces an epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and confers a metastatic phenotype on carcinomas by repressing the ..
  20. Williams T, Montoya G, Wu Y, Eddy R, Byers M, Shows T. The TCF8 gene encoding a zinc finger protein (Nil-2-a) resides on human chromosome 10p11.2. Genomics. 1992;14:194-6 pubmed
    The TCF8 gene encodes a zinc finger protein (Nil-2-a). Nil-2-a inhibits T-lymphocyte-specific interleukin 2 (IL2) gene expression by binding to a negative regulatory domain 100 nucleotides 5' of the IL2 transcription start site...
  21. Postigo A, Dean D. ZEB represses transcription through interaction with the corepressor CtBP. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999;96:6683-8 pubmed
    ..Finally, we demonstrate that the interaction of CtBP with ZEB at the promoter is necessary for repressor activity. ..
  22. Aigner K, Dampier B, Descovich L, Mikula M, Sultan A, Schreiber M, et al. The transcription factor ZEB1 (deltaEF1) promotes tumour cell dedifferentiation by repressing master regulators of epithelial polarity. Oncogene. 2007;26:6979-88 pubmed
    ..analyse EMT-causing pathways in tumourigenesis, we identified transcriptional targets of the E-cadherin repressor ZEB1 in invasive human cancer cells...
  23. Burk U, Schubert J, Wellner U, Schmalhofer O, Vincan E, Spaderna S, et al. A reciprocal repression between ZEB1 and members of the miR-200 family promotes EMT and invasion in cancer cells. EMBO Rep. 2008;9:582-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The transcriptional repressor zinc-finger E-box binding homeobox 1 (ZEB1) is a crucial inducer of EMT in various human tumours, and was recently shown to promote invasion and metastasis of ..
  24. Haddad Y, Choi W, McConkey D. Delta-crystallin enhancer binding factor 1 controls the epithelial to mesenchymal transition phenotype and resistance to the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor erlotinib in human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma lines. Clin Cancer Res. 2009;15:532-42 pubmed publisher
    ..HNSCC lines expressed high levels of the E-cadherin repressor delta-crystallin enhancer binding factor 1 (deltaEF1; Zeb-1) and other mesenchymal markers and low levels of E-cadherin, and they were highly invasive and migratory...
  25. Siebzehnrubl F, Silver D, Tugertimur B, Deleyrolle L, Siebzehnrubl D, Sarkisian M, et al. The ZEB1 pathway links glioblastoma initiation, invasion and chemoresistance. EMBO Mol Med. 2013;5:1196-212 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we provide evidence that the transcription factor ZEB1 (zinc finger E-box binding homeobox 1) exerts simultaneous influence over invasion, chemoresistance and ..
  26. Kahlert U, Maciaczyk D, Doostkam S, Orr B, Simons B, Bogiel T, et al. Activation of canonical WNT/?-catenin signaling enhances in vitro motility of glioblastoma cells by activation of ZEB1 and other activators of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Cancer Lett. 2012;325:42-53 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that canonical WNT/?-catenin pathway is a critical regulator of GBM invasion and may represent a potential therapeutic target. ..
  27. Liskova P, Tuft S, Gwilliam R, Ebenezer N, Jirsova K, Prescott Q, et al. Novel mutations in the ZEB1 gene identified in Czech and British patients with posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy. Hum Mutat. 2007;28:638 pubmed
    ..Coding exons and intron/exon boundaries of all three genes (VSX1, COL8A2, and ZEB1/TCF8) previously reported to be implicated in the pathogenesis of this disorder were screened by DNA sequencing...
  28. Zhao L, Subramanian T, Vijayalingam S, Chinnadurai G. PLDLS-dependent interaction of E1A with CtBP: regulation of CtBP nuclear localization and transcriptional functions. Oncogene. 2007;26:7544-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results raise a possibility that E1A may gain access to cellular promoters through PLDLS-dependent interaction with CtBPs...
  29. Drake J, Barnes J, Madsen J, Domann F, Stipp C, Henry M. ZEB1 coordinately regulates laminin-332 and {beta}4 integrin expression altering the invasive phenotype of prostate cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:33940-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Transendothelial migration of these cells depended on expression of ZEB1, a known regulator of EMT...
  30. Wellner U, Schubert J, Burk U, Schmalhofer O, Zhu F, Sonntag A, et al. The EMT-activator ZEB1 promotes tumorigenicity by repressing stemness-inhibiting microRNAs. Nat Cell Biol. 2009;11:1487-95 pubmed publisher
    ..We recently showed that the EMT-activator ZEB1 (zinc finger E-box binding homeobox 1) is a crucial promoter of metastasis and demonstrated that ZEB1 inhibits ..
  31. Vincent A, Niederer R, Richards A, Karolyi B, Patel D, McGhee C. Phenotypic characterisation and ZEB1 mutational analysis in posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy in a New Zealand population. Mol Vis. 2009;15:2544-53 pubmed
    ..and COL8A2 in PPCD remains controversial but recent work suggests that mutations in the transcription factor gene ZEB1/TCF8 account for disease in up to 30% of subjects, with a significant association with connective tissue ..
  32. Korpal M, Lee E, Hu G, Kang Y. The miR-200 family inhibits epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer cell migration by direct targeting of E-cadherin transcriptional repressors ZEB1 and ZEB2. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:14910-4 pubmed publisher
    ..or as clusters in NMuMG cells hindered EMT by enhancing E-cadherin expression through direct targeting of ZEB1 and ZEB2, which encode transcriptional repressors of E-cadherin...
  33. Singh M, Spoelstra N, Jean A, Howe E, Torkko K, Clark H, et al. ZEB1 expression in type I vs type II endometrial cancers: a marker of aggressive disease. Mod Pathol. 2008;21:912-23 pubmed publisher
    Zinc-finger E-box-binding homeobox 1 (ZEB1) is a transcription factor containing two clusters of Kruppel-type zinc-fingers, by which it binds E-box-like sequences on target DNAs...
  34. Spaderna S, Schmalhofer O, Wahlbuhl M, Dimmler A, Bauer K, Sultan A, et al. The transcriptional repressor ZEB1 promotes metastasis and loss of cell polarity in cancer. Cancer Res. 2008;68:537-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe that the EMT-inducing transcriptional repressor ZEB1 promotes colorectal cancer cell metastasis and loss of cell polarity...
  35. Chaffer C, Marjanovic N, Lee T, Bell G, Kleer C, Reinhardt F, et al. Poised chromatin at the ZEB1 promoter enables breast cancer cell plasticity and enhances tumorigenicity. Cell. 2013;154:61-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The observed cell plasticity is dependent on ZEB1, a key regulator of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition...
  36. Drake J, Strohbehn G, Bair T, Moreland J, Henry M. ZEB1 enhances transendothelial migration and represses the epithelial phenotype of prostate cancer cells. Mol Biol Cell. 2009;20:2207-17 pubmed publisher
    ..transition (EMT), including frank loss of E-cadherin expression and up-regulation of the E-cadherin repressor ZEB1. Silencing ZEB1 in TEM4-18 cells resulted in increased E-cadherin and reduced transendothelial migration...
  37. Krafchak C, Pawar H, Moroi S, Sugar A, Lichter P, Mackey D, et al. Mutations in TCF8 cause posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy and ectopic expression of COL4A3 by corneal endothelial cells. Am J Hum Genet. 2005;77:694-708 pubmed
    ..We previously mapped PPCD to a region (PPCD3) on chromosome 10 containing the gene that encodes the two-handed zinc-finger homeodomain transcription factor ..
  38. Spaderna S, Schmalhofer O, Hlubek F, Berx G, Eger A, Merkel S, et al. A transient, EMT-linked loss of basement membranes indicates metastasis and poor survival in colorectal cancer. Gastroenterology. 2006;131:830-40 pubmed
    ..linked to an epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in tumor cells, and, thereby, zinc-finger-enhancer protein 1 (ZEB1) is the crucial transcriptional repressor of BM components in CRCs...
  39. Sánchez Tilló E, de Barrios O, Siles L, Cuatrecasas M, Castells A, Postigo A. ?-catenin/TCF4 complex induces the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-activator ZEB1 to regulate tumor invasiveness. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:19204-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A key inducer of EMT is the ZEB1 transcription factor whose expression promotes tumorigenesis and metastasis in carcinomas...
  40. Zhou Y, Cao L, Li B, Zhang R, Sui C, Yin Z, et al. Clinicopathological significance of ZEB1 protein in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19:1700-6 pubmed publisher
    b>ZEB1, a member of the ZFH family of proteins (zinc-finger E-box binding homeobox), plays a central role in epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) during carcinogenesis...
  41. Gregory P, Bracken C, Smith E, Bert A, Wright J, Roslan S, et al. An autocrine TGF-beta/ZEB/miR-200 signaling network regulates establishment and maintenance of epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Mol Biol Cell. 2011;22:1686-98 pubmed publisher
  42. Kuppuswamy M, Vijayalingam S, Zhao L, Zhou Y, Subramanian T, Ryerse J, et al. Role of the PLDLS-binding cleft region of CtBP1 in recruitment of core and auxiliary components of the corepressor complex. Mol Cell Biol. 2008;28:269-81 pubmed
    ..We also provide evidence that CtBP1 functions as a platform for sumoylation of cofactors. ..
  43. Renthal N, Chen C, Williams K, Gerard R, Prange Kiel J, Mendelson C. miR-200 family and targets, ZEB1 and ZEB2, modulate uterine quiescence and contractility during pregnancy and labor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:20828-33 pubmed publisher
    ..mice and humans as well as two coordinately down-regulated targets, zinc finger E-box binding homeobox proteins ZEB1 and ZEB2, which act as transcriptional repressors...
  44. Peña C, Garcia J, Garcia V, Silva J, Dominguez G, Rodriguez R, et al. The expression levels of the transcriptional regulators p300 and CtBP modulate the correlations between SNAIL, ZEB1, E-cadherin and vitamin D receptor in human colon carcinomas. Int J Cancer. 2006;119:2098-104 pubmed
    b>ZEB1 and SNAIL repress CDH1 and induce epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). However, SNAIL and ZEB1 also activate or regulate other target genes in different ways...
  45. Byles V, Zhu L, Lovaas J, Chmilewski L, Wang J, Faller D, et al. SIRT1 induces EMT by cooperating with EMT transcription factors and enhances prostate cancer cell migration and metastasis. Oncogene. 2012;31:4619-29 pubmed publisher
    ..SIRT1 regulates EMT in prostate cancer cells through cooperation with the EMT inducing transcription factor ZEB1. We found that forced expression of SIRT1 in non-transformed PZ-HPV-7 prostate epithelial cells disrupts the ..
  46. Hu F, Wang C, Guo S, Sun W, Mi D, Gao Y, et al. ?EF1 promotes osteolytic metastasis of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells by regulating MMP-1 expression. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011;1809:200-10 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, these observations suggest a potent role of ?EF1 to promote breast cancer metastasis to bone by regulating secretion of growth factors in the tumor microenvironment. ..
  47. Brabletz S, Bajdak K, Meidhof S, Burk U, Niedermann G, Firat E, et al. The ZEB1/miR-200 feedback loop controls Notch signalling in cancer cells. EMBO J. 2011;30:770-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, mutations in Notch pathway components are rare in solid tumours. ZEB1 is an activator of an epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and has crucial roles in tumour progression towards ..
  48. Bracken C, Gregory P, Kolesnikoff N, Bert A, Wang J, Shannon M, et al. A double-negative feedback loop between ZEB1-SIP1 and the microRNA-200 family regulates epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Cancer Res. 2008;68:7846-54 pubmed publisher
    ..major role in specifying the epithelial phenotype by preventing expression of the transcription repressors, ZEB1/deltaEF1 and SIP1/ZEB2. We show here that miR-200a, miR-200b, and the related miR-429 are all encoded on a 7...
  49. Guo S, Li Y, Tong Q, Gu F, Zhu T, Fu L, et al. ?EF1 down-regulates ER-? expression and confers tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e52380 pubmed publisher
    ..Inhibiting ?EF1 to restore ER-? expression might represent a potential therapeutic strategy for overcoming endocrine resistance in breast cancer. ..
  50. Karihtala P, Auvinen P, Kauppila S, Haapasaari K, Jukkola Vuorinen A, Soini Y. Vimentin, zeb1 and Sip1 are up-regulated in triple-negative and basal-like breast cancers: association with an aggressive tumour phenotype. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013;138:81-90 pubmed publisher
    ..in in situ areas and in invasive cells) as an indicator of EMT, and also EMT-regulating transcription factors zeb1 (separately in stroma and tumour) and Sip1 (in nuclei and cytoplasm) in histological samples of 231 women with ..
  51. Mehta J, Vithana E, Tan D, Yong V, Yam G, Law R, et al. Analysis of the posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy 3 gene, TCF8, in late-onset Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008;49:184-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether mutations of the TCF8 gene, recently implicated in posterior polymorphous dystrophy, may also play a role in the development of the more ..
  52. Turner J, Crossley M. Cloning and characterization of mCtBP2, a co-repressor that associates with basic Krüppel-like factor and other mammalian transcriptional regulators. EMBO J. 1998;17:5129-40 pubmed
    ..Finally, we demonstrate that mCtBP2 also interacts with the mammalian transcripition factors Evi-1, AREB6, ZEB and FOG...
  53. Gao C, Su Y, Koeman J, Haak E, Dykema K, Essenberg C, et al. Chromosome instability drives phenotypic switching to metastasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:14793-14798 pubmed publisher
    ..of genes encoding intercellular junction (IJ) proteins, whereas the loss of chromosome 10p, which harbors the ZEB1 gene, was frequently detected in epithelial variants generated from mesenchymal clones...
  54. Siddiqui A, Vazakidou M, Schwab A, Napoli F, Fernandez Molina C, Rapa I, et al. Thymidylate synthase is functionally associated with ZEB1 and contributes to the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of cancer cells. J Pathol. 2017;242:221-233 pubmed publisher
    ..A particularly relevant association was found between TS and the powerful EMT driver ZEB1, the shRNA-mediated knockdown of which up-regulated miR-375 and reduced TS cellular levels...